Previously on this blog, I linked to the campaign to purchase Nikolai Tesla’s Wardenclyffe laboratory. Thanks to the support of people from more than 108 countries they raised raised over $1.37 million in 45 days (surpassing the original goal of $850,000). This run allowed the Tesla Science Center to purchase [...]
Ever need a screen or mesh to give your project more aesthetic appeal? As long as it doesn’t need to be too terribly strong, I have come up with a way of quickly (and easily) making custom meshes and screens using Slic3r and a 3D Printer.
Among the hacker-sphere this past week, there has been an uproar concerning the suicide of one of the Progenitors of the Internet, Aaron Swartz. This brilliant entrepreneur who was responsible for RSS 1.0 and is considered as a co-founder of Reddit, committed suicide on 11 January 2013 amid an ongoing investigation surrounding a theft [...]
First, your work on the strategic planning activities was AWESOME! ¡Gracias grande! (A big thank you) to everyone who participated. I just wanted to let everyone know that I’ve finished updating the minutes from the last Quelab planning meeting. Additionally, if you think of anything else that was forgotten during the [...]
I still have not even begun to unpack or go through my photos. But I wanted to link you to Adam Savages talk on why we make from the Faire! because i think its an important message!
Also consider this your call to arms to start getting ready for Albuquerque’s Mini Maker [...]
After a few of us discovered how needlessly complicated many of the setup guides were for Debian/Ubuntu systems, we decided to do a quick tutorial on the steps to get started with Arduino as a public service.
Quick install directions for people using a Debian based LINUX distro, like Ubuntu:
sudo apt-get install [...]
sponsors a dinner where people present grant proposals.
The winning proposal takes home the bulk of the money charged for the dinner.
The winning proposal usually has some “benefit to the community”.
The deadline for proposals is Sunday, Jan 22 (extended one week). They do not [...]
Greetings Hackers and Makers!
Just as a FYI Quelab will not be officially open for hacknights Sunday the 25th or Sunday the 1st, Due to member holiday obligations. This does not mean the lab has to be closed. But just dont expect it to be open (feel free to drive by and if the open [...]
Sunday the 11th!
5pm-6pm Quelab’s board (all that are in town or can call in), will meet up and discuss the nitty-gritty details of making this space run. Members are welcome
Pizza Break. 6pm-6:30
6:30pm-7:30pm Public & Members Planning meeting, this is where we take your good ideas, and our own needs/wants and [...]
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